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Slovak Republic

Population size: 

5,460, 136 [1]

Number of people experiencing domestic abuse each year:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence: 23% [2]

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months:  6% [3]

In 2003, 59 % of Czech women reported having experienced violence at least once in their life [4]

The 2014 European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights survey data results showed that 32 % of women in the Czech Republic have experienced physical and/or sexual violence since the age of 15, and 16 % of people in the Czech Republic said they knew a woman within their area or neighbourhood who has been a victim of domestic violence [5]

During the period 2009—2013, 2 999 cases of rape were recorded, of which 1,867 persons were investigated and convicted [6]

In 2013, 21 women in the Czech Republic were killed by their partners or former partners. [7]

No research on male victims or other gender identities.

Cost of domestic abuse to the economy each year:

The European Institute for Gender Equality has estimated that the cost of intimate partner violence against women in the Czech Republic could amount to EUR 2 billion per year. This figure was calculated according to the methodology used in EIGE’s 2014 study. [8]

Estimated % change due to COVID-19:

No research.